FDA astonished after seeing Covid-19 Quacks.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. A few people professing to have a remedy for the coronavirus have been captured after a confession by analytical correspondent Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
In a narrative as a team with the BBC Africa Eye, the insightful columnist divulged a home grown medication coop creating harmful mixtures which are offered to clueless individuals in Ghana.
Under the brand name Dr Abdallah Herbal Mixture, the item has been named 'COVID Cure 1' and is being offered to people in general despite the fact that it isn't enlisted by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA).
The suspects were caught in a six-minute video wherein they sold three jugs of the creations for GHC 1000 cedis to the covert correspondent.
The items were publicized on the radio as a fix despite the fact that the World Health Organization has demanded there is no demonstrated solution for the disease that has killed 112 individuals in Ghana as at Monday, June 29.
One of the suspects, who showed up on radio, had asserted that the item was not available to be purchased.
At the point when he was solicited by the host from the program about the adequacy of the alleged home grown remedy for COVID-19, the so called home grown specialist's answer was: "My certainty level is 99.9".
He included that they were hanging tight for endorsement from the suitable administrative specialists. Be that as it may, it was not the situation as volumes of the jug were being sold covertly by means of the cell phone number promoted on the radio.
At the point when the journalist followed up to their business point, one of the suspect asserted: "This medication isn't for individuals to proceed to utilize it for preliminaries before we know the intensity of our medication. We have offered it to many individuals and nobody had given as negative input."
"Some regarded individuals have even removed their family members from clinics. They drank the medication and got mended," his associate stated, in the narrative.
Research center examination of the blend at the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), notwithstanding, uncovered that the mixture contained poisonous substances.
(CEO) of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Delese Mimi Darko, said the item don't have their endorsement.
"Jesus Christ," that was the response of the FDA chief, after detecting the jug of the blend with the name 'COVID-19 Cure'.
"Just by taking a gander at the item, I can reveal to you it isn't enrolled," she noted. "FDA will never permit you to put this on your item, 'COVID Cure 1'
"Truly it is an intense wrongdoing and I am not messing with this," She focused.
The suspects were gotten later after examinations by the FDA.